Global Patent Index - EP 1051354 A2

EP 1051354 A2 2000-11-15 - Plant growing medium with hydrophilic membrane and use of the membrane to control moisture

Title (en)

Plant growing medium with hydrophilic membrane and use of the membrane to control moisture

Title (de)

Pflanzenwachstumsmedium mit hydrophilem Membrane und Verwendung der Membrane zur Kontrolle der Feuchtigkeit

Title (fr)

Moyens de culture pour plantes avec membrane hydrophil et utilisation de membrane pour controller l' humidité

Publication

EP 1051354 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 99905665 A

Priority

  • US 9902291 W
  • US 1928798 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9940031A2] The present invention relates to the use of a hydrophilic membrane to provide by the process of vaporation through the membrane water suitable for agricultural irrigation, industrial use, hydrating or rehydrating of food or agricultural or pharmaceutical compositions. The present invention also relates to a water purification apparatus which includes the hydrophilic membrane, comprising one or more layers of hydrophilic polymers, to purify water which may contain suspended or dissolved impurities and solids, including but not limited to seawater, brackish water and other kinds of polluted water.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

C02F 1/44; B01D 61/36; A01G 9/24; A01G 27/04

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A01C 1/02 (2006.01); A01C 1/04 (2006.01); A01G 9/24 (2006.01); A01G 27/00 (2006.01); A01G 27/04 (2006.01); A23L 1/00 (2006.01); A23L 3/40 (2006.01); A61K 9/00 (2006.01); B01D 61/00 (2006.01); B01D 61/36 (2006.01); B01D 71/48 (2006.01); B01D 71/76 (2006.01); B01D 71/80 (2006.01); C02F 1/44 (2006.01); C08J 5/18 (2006.01); F24F 6/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

C02F 1/44 (2013.01); A01G 9/246 (2013.01); A01G 27/006 (2013.01); A01G 27/04 (2013.01); A23L 5/55 (2016.08); B01D 61/00 (2013.01); B01D 61/362 (2013.01); B01D 71/48 (2013.01); B01D 71/80 (2013.01); C02F 1/448 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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EPO simple patent family

WO 9940031 A2 19990812; WO 9940031 A3 19991111; AU 2577599 A 19990823; CA 2319736 A1 19990812; CA 2319736 C 20090127; DE 69921297 D1 20041125; DE 69921297 T2 20060202; DE 69925386 D1 20050623; DE 69925386 T2 20060119; DE 69927304 D1 20051020; DE 69927304 T2 20060706; DE 69928139 D1 20051208; DE 69928139 T2 20060713; DE 69928139 T3 20130905; EP 1051354 A2 20001115; EP 1051354 B1 20041020; EP 1290930 A1 20030312; EP 1290930 B1 20050914; EP 1291322 A1 20030312; EP 1291322 B1 20050518; EP 1291588 A1 20030312; EP 1291588 B1 20051102; EP 1291588 B2 20130403; EP 1362833 A2 20031119; EP 1362833 A3 20050119; EP 1614974 A1 20060111; EP 2028159 A2 20090225; EP 2028159 A3 20090422; ES 2229678 T3 20050416; ES 2241956 T3 20051101; ES 2248487 T3 20060316; ES 2254603 T3 20060616; ES 2254603 T5 20130731; IL 137697 A 20040725; IL 137697 D0 20011031; JP 2002502689 A 20020129; JP 2011000585 A 20110106; JP 4819997 B2 20111124; KR 100724024 B1 20070604; KR 100856177 B1 20080903; KR 100904595 B1 20090625; KR 20060021941 A 20060308; KR 20070034120 A 20070327; KR 20080047625 A 20080529; PT 1051354 E 20041231; PT 1291322 E 20050729; TR 200002249 T2 20010221; ZA 9900933 B 20000807

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2004-05-26 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: TONKIN, MARK CHRISTOPHER

2004-05-26 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: YOUNG, MARK, ANDREW

2004-05-26 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: KIRCHNER, OLAF, NORBERT

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- IPC: 7C 02F 1/44 A

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- IPC: 7B 01D 61/36 B

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2003-12-03 [RTI1] TITLE (CORRECTION)

- Free text: PLANT GROWING MEDIUM WITH HYDROPHILIC MEMBRANE AND USE OF THE MEMBRANE TO CONTROL MOISTURE

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